Getting started with WebSocket API in ejabberd

The WebSocket API, as neatly explained by the MDN, is a technology that makes it possible to open a two-way interactive communication session between the user’s browser and a server. With WebSocket API, you can send messages to a server and receive event-driven responses without having to poll the server for a reply. In a […]

ejabberd 20.07

We are pleased to announce ejabberd 20.07. In addition to the usual fixes, this version adds support for Unix domain socket (aka IPC socket) which can be used to replace IP socket for any listener. As it’s more efficient than a network socket, this is the recommended endpoint to use if you have a proxy […]

Starting with MQTT protocol and ejabberd MQTT broker

MQTT stands for Message Queuing Telemetry Transport. It is a simple and lightweight publish/subscribe messaging protocol: MQTT broker sends & relays messages to MQTT clients. It was designed for constrained devices and low-bandwidth, high-latency or unreliable networks. All while attempting to ensure reliability and some degree of assurance of delivery. This makes the protocol ideal […]

eturnal v1.0.0: say hello to a new STUN/TURN server

This is a guest post by Holger Weiß, the author of eturnal. Holger works as a professional server administrator at Freie Universität Berlin and operates the service (together with Daniel Gultsch). He’s a regular contributor to ejabberd and various other Open Source projects. Today, we released version 1.0.0 of our new STUN/TURN server called […]

Check ejabberd XMPP server useful configuration steps

In this article I will share some configuration steps that I made while I was preparing my previous ejabberd XMPP server tutorials. I assume the starting ejabberd configuration from my article on setting up your ejabberd real time IM server and configuring ejabberd video & voice calling

How to configure ejabberd to get 100% in XMPP compliance test

Your ejabberd XMPP server is a powerful piece of software. But configuring everything requires several steps. Your best place to start is this hands-on ejabberd installation tutorial and this ejabberd STUN/TURN tutorial. If you have specific questions, first be sure to consult the official ejabberd documentation.

ejabberd 20.04

We are pleased to announce ejabberd 20.04. In addition to various bugfixes and improvements, this release massively improves audio and video calls support.

ejabberd 20.03

We are pleased to announce ejabberd version 20.03. This release adds a mix of features, optimizations and bugfixes: TLS support to connect to MySQL, initial cockroachdb support or fix of webadmin related issues. See Changelog below for a complete list.

ejabberd 20.02

We are pleased to announce ejabberd version 20.02. After a big release last month, this version is mostly a bugfix release.

ejabberd 20.01

We are pleased to announce ejabberd version 20.01. This release focuses on OAUTH support, logging performances improvement and configuration helper, as well as the usual various bug fixes.

ejabberd 19.09.1

We are announcing a supplemental bugfix release of ejabberd version 19.09.1. The main focus has been to fix the issue with webadmin returning 404 Not Found when Host header doesn’t match anything in configured hosts.

Understanding ejabberd OAuth Support & Roadmap

Login and password authentication is still the most commonly used auth mechanism on XMPP services. However, it is causing security concerns because it requires to store the credentials on the client app in order to login again without asking for the password. Mobile APIs on iOS and Android can let you encrypt the data at […]